By RJ McKay
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Woodmere Art Museum is now showing “We Speak: Black Artists in Philadelphia, 1920s-1970s.”READ MORE: Philadelphia-Area Clinics Temporarily Close, Pivot After FDA, CDC Recommend Pausing Use Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine
Rachel McCay, assistant curator, describes what you’ll see.
“There’s over 70 works in the exhibition. Paintings, photographs, prints, drawings and sculpture from the five decades that we’re focusing on, that explains how the institutions and cultural organizations of Philadelphia supported black artists.”READ MORE: Lateshia Hill's Family Vows Justice Will Be Served After Deadly Triple Shooting In Wilmington
Rachel also talks about how they put the exhibition together.
“We narrowed it down through the curatorial focus, which was analyzing how the institutions and organizations supported black artists. So it was through that focus that we were able to distill the work down to a manageable amount that told interesting stories.”MORE NEWS: Duante Wright Shooting: Dozens March In Philadelphia In Protest Of Fatal Police Shooting
For more information, visit: WoodmereArtMuseum.org